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Photonic molecules modes in resonantly coupled spherical microcavities with semiconductor nanocrystals
Author(s): Y. P. Rakovich; M. Gerlach; A. L. Bradley; J. F. Donegan; T. Connolly; J. J. Boland; N. Gaponik; A. L. Rogach
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Paper Abstract

We present a detailed study of the localized coupled-cavity modes in a photonic molecule formed from two dielectric spherical microcavities with CdTe nanocrystals, which show a multi-peak narrowband modal structure resulting from lifting of the mode degeneracy with respect to the azimuthal quantum number. The feasibility of photonic molecules as the basis for a multi-channel, wavelength-tunable optical delay device is analysed.

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Date Published: 31 July 2007
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 6728, ICONO 2007: Novel Photonics Materials; Optics and Optical Diagnostics of Nanostructures, 67282Q (31 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.752387
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Y. P. Rakovich, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
M. Gerlach, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
A. L. Bradley, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
J. F. Donegan, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
CRANN Research Ctr., Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
T. Connolly, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
J. J. Boland, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
N. Gaponik, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Univ. of Hamburg (Germany)
A. L. Rogach, Ludwig-Maximilians Univ. München (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6728:
ICONO 2007: Novel Photonics Materials; Optics and Optical Diagnostics of Nanostructures

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